22:25 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 22 May 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,930 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f 110y

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
67575-3
i
1
White and red quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Adorable Twirl 8 

dk g Twirling Candy - Adorable Jean (Aptitude)

Non Runner
2
432416-
i
2
Silver, blue sash, blue sleeves (Randall Russell)

Irish Ghost 239 

gr/ g Cozar - Janies Enjoyment (Quiet Enjoyment)

D BF
5 8-9
Jose GarciaRandall Russell
3
16/3420-
i
3
Pink, white diamond (Jeff Zook)

Deverdoeu 224 

ch g Don Six - Lady Cavalier (Allen's Prospect)

D BF
7 8-9
Jose BrachoJeff Zook
4
660335-
i
4
Orange, green hoops on sleeves (Cally Herrington)

Cowboy Cheyenne 189 

ch g Tizdejavu - My Sweet Sug (Slew City Slew)

D
5 8-9
Kathleen VargasCally Herrington
5
1477-09
i
5
Maroon, grey diamond (Gene Burkholder)

Tizatalker 116 

dk g Tizway - Chado (Montbrook)

D
4 8-9
Antonio GallardoRonald Puhl
6
536316-
i
6
Lime green, white chevron (Carl Gilley)

Custom Infinity 197 

dk c Custom For Carlos - Cidaq (Lion Heart)

D
3 8-3
Eddie DominguezKevin Rice
7
8-41564
i
1A
White and red quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Blowing Strong 17 

dk g Boys At Tosconova - Brianna Nicole (El Corredor)

D
3 8-3
Kevin GonzalezBurton Sipp
Verdict

ADORABLE TWIRL is entitled to build on his 5f third at Mountaineer last time now granted this extra yardage and shades the vote ahead of Irish Ghost and Cowboy Cheyenne, both of whom have place possibilities.

22:50 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 22 May 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,190 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-97596
i
1
Navy, white hollow box, navy cap (David Downard)

Tiz Cold 17 

dk g Tiznow - Cool Slew (Seattle Slew)

3 8-5 b1
Scott SpiethJeffrey Radosevich
2
12838-7
i
2
Blue, white circle, white sleeves (Morell, Patrick And Englehart, David)

Rochester 25 

ch g Simmard - Dream Affair (Touch Gold)

D
4 8-9
Willie MartinezRon Potts
3
456553
i
3
Red, pink sash, red cap (Algarcon Stables)

Go Hippo Go 17 

b g Mizzen Mast - At First Speight (Speightstown)

D
3 8-2 (ow2)
Mike AllenLisa Allen
4
574754-
i
4
Black, blue dots, white sleeves (Vita Taormina)

Arch Of Honor 210 

dk g Arch - Jeanne's Honor (Honour And Glory)

D
5 8-9
Kathleen VargasVita Taormina
5
0-33122
i
5
White, purple diamonds on sleeves (Ron Potts)

Pollard Star 27 

b c Pollard's Vision - Stardust Princess (Honour And Glory)

3 8-2
Eddie DominguezRon Potts
6
48445-4
i
6
Grey, blue circled 'wf', blue bars on sleeves (WINTERHAWK FARM)

Long Legacy 7 

b h Quality Road - Last Approach (Far Out East)

6 8-9
Pablo MoralesKimberly DePasquale
Verdict

POLLARD STAR has been knocking hard on the door and wouldn't be winning out of turn if successful this evening. Go Hippo Go is feared most, though a big run from the returning Arch Of Honor would also come as no surprise.

23:15 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 22 May 2018

Race 3 - Waiver Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
115505-
i
1
Black, Black Cap (JSR Stables, Inc)

Niceandez 213 

b g Bernstein - Satine (Danehill)

D
8 8-12
Antonio GallardoShelly Radosevich
2
657654-
i
2
Orange, green hoops on sleeves (Cally Herrington)

Maverick's Ace 202 

b g Into Mischief - Deal Us In (Mister Baileys)

D
6 8-12
Kris FoxCally Herrington
3
327512-
i
3
White and red quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Don't Defy Me 209 

dk g Defy Logic - Silver Slipper (Smokester)

D
12 8-12
Kevin GonzalezBurton Sipp
4
333528-
i
4
Yellow, blue chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap (Briar Lane Farm)

Rockinmebaby 210 

gr/ g Rockport Harbor - Latour (French Deputy)

D
9 8-12
Huber Villa GomezJames Hogue
5
313115-
i
5
Black (Dominic Corbisello)

Greatest Game 233 

ch g Giant's Causeway - Wilshewed (Carson City)

D
5 8-12
Pablo MoralesTim Girten
6
177665-
i
6
Scarlet, grey stars, grey cuffs on sleeves (Country Acres Stables Llc)

Alwaaly 237 

b h Quality Road - Charming Tale (Kingmambo)

D
6 8-12
Nathan VickersJamie Buhrow
7
7-84076
i
7
Black, aqua diamond frame, pink bars on sleeves (Giacole Stables)

Bobby V. 38 

dk g Pleasantly Perfect - Jazznwithwindy (Jazzing Around)

D
8 8-12
Ronald Allen JrMichael Pappada
8
8-22254
i
8
Black, red sash, black cuffs on sleeves (W R Racing)

Stableford (GB)  37 

ch g Smart Strike - Paris Winds (Galileo)

D
8 8-12
Willie MartinezWhitney Valls
9
535117-
i
1A
Black, Black Cap (JSR Stables, Inc)

Chosen Heir 167 

dk g Wildcat Heir - Kombat Kate (Fit To Fight)

9 8-12
Scott SpiethShelly Radosevich
Verdict

DON'T DEFY ME lost little in defeat when runner-up over this trip at Mountaineer last time and should go close with a repeat of that performance. Greatest Game and Chosen Heir are the pair expected to put up most resistance.

23:40 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 22 May 2018

Race 4 - Waiver Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 70y

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
9/74854-
i
1
Grey, blue circled 'wf', blue bars on sleeves (WINTERHAWK FARM)

Regal Suave 286 

b m Suave - Regal Snicker (Regal Classic)

D
8 8-12
Gilberto DelgadoKimberly DePasquale
2
25136-7
i
2
Green, white diamonds, white diamonds on sleeves (J Rogers)

Barbie Loca 26 

b m Thewayyouare - Fees Waived (Wavering Monarch)

D
7 8-12
Scott SpiethJ Rogers
3
7-06345
i
3
Red, blue armlets on sleeves, red cap (Nick Polydoros)

Li'lbito'gold 16 

dk m Corinthian - Li'lbito'sunshine (Dixieland Heat)

D
5 8-12
Antonio GallardoShane Meyers
4
66-7755
i
4
Black, red diamond (Jerry Laria)

Miss Pow Wow 17 

gr/ m Mr. Livingston - Exclusive Pow Wow (Ecliptical)

D
8 8-12
Jose BrachoGary Johnson
5
64-6533
i
5
Green (Bronze Tree Llc)

Orzo 31 

gr/ m Zensational - Rena (More Than Ready)

D
5 8-12
Kris FoxAnthony Stabile
6
653464-
i
6
Light blue, white dice on dark blue ball, dark blue cuffs on sleeves (Barron, Frank And Barron, Rory M)

The Babe 232 

dk m Fairbanks - National Pastime (Polish Numbers)

D
5 8-12
Addiel AyalaRory Barron
7
7/3660-5
i
7
Black, grey horseshoes (Wright, Darlene And Wright, James R)

Jewelisa 66 

b m Bluegrass Cat - Cape Diver (Cape Canaveral)

D
6 8-12
Nathan VickersW Bourke
8
124121-
i
8
Lime, black star (Mark Hoffman)

Qualifying 239 

b m Quality Road - Good Cause (Giant's Causeway)

D
5 8-12
Pablo MoralesTim Girten
9
43410-4
i
9
Purple, yellow diamond, yellow sleeves & cap (Ronald Clark)

Workerbee 123 

b m Purim - Workeworkebusybee (Orchard Park)

D
8 8-12
Luis GarciaGerald Brooks
10
175-587
i
10
White, royal blue large spots, white dots on red sleeves, red cap (M Ferraro)

Latika Love 100 

b m Strong Contender - Cima (Conquistador Cielo)

D
10 8-12
Ronald Allen JrM Ferraro
11
858615-
i
1A
Grey, blue circled 'wf', blue bars on sleeves (WINTERHAWK FARM)

Passionforwinning 233 

b m High Fly - Avenging Passion (Petersburg)

D
8 8-12
Erin WalkerKimberly DePasquale
Verdict

Orzo has claims on her best form but she hasn't been fully seeing out her races lately. Narrow preference is thus for QUALIFYING, who is taken to follow up her C&D victory in September to complete a double. Workerbee could feasibly play a supporting role.

00:05 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 23 May 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,190 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2286-75
i
1
Black, purple chevrons, purple sleeves, black chevrons (Tracie Ford)

Dancer's Song 22 

gr/ f Thorn Song - Wild N Sly (Arch)

D
Non Runner
2
755509-
i
2
White, red blocks, red stripe on sleeves (Anthony Foglia)

Peggy O'Prado 182 

gr/ m Paddy O'prado - Off On a Tangent (Pleasant Tap)

5 8-9
Erin WalkerJeff Zook
3
374360-
i
3
Pink, white diamond (Jeff Zook)

Old Toy 196 

b m Graeme Hall - Seven Two Offsuit (Robyn Dancer)

D
6 8-9
Jose BrachoJeff Zook
4
4-05971
i
4
Blue, yellow ball, black horses head, yellow spots on sleeves, black cap (Island Wind Racing)

Dynamic War 8 

dk f War Chant - Lookalike (Dynaformer)

4 8-9
Andre WorrieChris Englehart
5
31423-6
i
5
White, blue lightning bolt, blue dots on sleeves (Martin Brothers Racing Stable, Inc)

Mini's Shoes 109 

dk m Commander's Shoes - Mini Minou (Bold Anthony)

D
5 8-9
Pablo MoralesJoseph Martin
6
43665-4
i
6
Black, grey horseshoes (Wright, Darlene And Wright, James R)

Appealing Julia 61 

dk m With Distinction - Successful Verdict (Successful Appeal)

D
6 8-9
Willie MartinezW Bourke
7
365117-
i
7
Blue, red cuffs on white sleeves (Della Rose Stables And Bourke, W John)

Dreamin Of Della 240 

b f Line Of David - Dreaming Of Donato (Indian Charlie)

D
4 8-9
Addiel AyalaW Bourke
8
44451-4
i
8
White and red quarters, red stripes on sleeves (Burton Sipp)

Hey Funny 17 

ch m D' Funnybone - Xtra Dash (Affirmed)

D
5 8-9
Kevin GonzalezBurton Sipp
Verdict

DYNAMIC WAR looks worth following after an overdue success last time out, and has more to offer over this 6f distance. Mini's Shoes and Appealing Julia are also fancied to be involved.

00:30 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 23 May 2018

Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,640 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
64454-2
i
1
Lime, blue star, blue bars on sleeves, lime cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc And Imaginary Stables)

Texas Music 13 

b f Maclean's Music - Mizoes Ready (More Than Ready)

4 8-9
Scott SpiethJeffrey Radosevich
2
45222-8
i
2
Royal blue, yellow diamond frame, black chevrons on yellow sleeves (Wayne Rice)

Jay Wow 39 

ch f Jersey Town - Ima Soul Miss (Perfect Soul)

4 8-12
Arienne CoxWayne Rice
3
469-138
i
3
Light blue, white dice on dark blue ball, dark blue cuffs on sleeves (Barron, Frank And Barron, Rory M)

Saucy Symphony 34 

ch f First Samurai - Celtic Chant (Songandaprayer)

4 8-9
Nathan VickersRory Barron
4
7441
i
4
White, blue star, white chevrons on blue sleeves (Tyler Rogers)

Ma De Taw 10 

ch f Talent Search - Winning Line (Line In The Sand)

3 8-3
Cassidy BurgRonald Rogers
5
216/5-3
i
5
Gold, black chevron, gold diamonds on black sleeves (Blazing Meadows Farm And Bolton, George)

A New Angel 13 

b f Astrology - Angel Island (Forestry)

D
4 8-9
Pablo MoralesTimothy Hamm
6
1758
i
6
Royal blue, yellow sash, yellow bars on sleeves, royal blue cap (Haisfield, Audrey And Goodell, Martin)

Magical Mystofales 39 

ch f Telling - Unbridled Tale (Tale Of The Cat)

D
3 8-3
Ronald Allen JrMaria Bowersock
7
39-3142
i
7
Silver, Black oval, black diamonds on sleeves, black and silver quartered cap (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Bella Be Ready 42 

b f More Than Ready - Oh So Bella (Afleet Alex)

D BF
3 8-3
Addiel AyalaTodd Beattie
8
17205-7
i
8
White, orange dots, white dots on sleeves (Daniel Wukich)

Madame X. 30 

gr/ f Exchange Rate - Pearl Keys (Bernstein)

D
3 8-3
Antonio GallardoSusan Cooney
Verdict

Texas Music and Madame X both have solid form in the book and have solid credentials, but BELLA BE READY has the strongest form in the contest and can get back to winning ways.

00:55 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 23 May 2018

Race 7 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $11,340 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 110y

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
638-115
i
1
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Snuggley Bear 27 

dk g Sharp Humor - Rangey Lil (Lion Heart)

D
7 8-9
Scott SpiethAldana Gonzalez
2
115346-
i
2
White, royal blue star, royal blue diamonds on sleeves (Rory Barron)

Echoes Of Thunder 231 

gr/ g Sky Classic - Garavogue (Daylami)

D
8 8-9
Addiel AyalaRory Barron
3
35327-4
i
3
White, purple blocks, purple hoops on sleeves (Smith, Thomas R And Harrison, C S)

Jump Street Hero 16 

ch h Street Hero - Tia Chela (Jump Start)

D
5 8-9
Jacqueline DavisThomas Smith
4
241124
i
4
Yellow (Brandon Thurman)

Skiffs Brewmeister 17 

b g Milwaukee Brew - City Skiff (Slew City Slew)

D
9 8-9
Willie MartinezBrett Santangelo
5
5-61528
i
5
White, pink and green hoops, pink band on green sleeves (Judy Meyers)

Badabing Badaboom 27 

dk g Spring At Last - Ring Ring Ring (Petionville)

D
5 8-9
Pablo MoralesShane Meyers
6
635465
i
6
Black (Bronze Tree Llc)

Joe Star (BRZ)  32 

b g Christine's Outlaw - Darvel (Ariosto)

D
6 8-9
David DelgadoAnthony Stabile
7
2-12342
i
1A
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Solar Maximus 27 

b g Curlin - Solar Colony (Pleasant Colony)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

SOLAR MAXIMUS has been running well for a number of months now and it is that consistency that gives him the edge over Skiffs Brewmeister and Snuggley Bear today.

01:20 PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (USA) (Dirt) 23 May 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,560 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Standard / Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
494505-
i
1
Pink, white diamond (Jeff Zook)

Argentum Puteus 218 

b h Love of Money - Honey Rules (Judge T C)

Non Runner
2
725616-
i
2
Green, black blocks, black sleeves (Shagbark Farm, Llc)

Cactus Catch Me 273 

dk g Cactus Ridge - Tres Copy (Souvenir Copy)

D
4 8-9
Huber Villa GomezRyan Walsh
3
221336-
i
3
Grey, blue circled 'wf', blue bars on sleeves (WINTERHAWK FARM)

Your Kidden Me 274 

b m E Dubai - Essa Brilha (Roi Normand)

D
5 8-4
Erin WalkerKimberly DePasquale
4
8381-95
i
4
Black (Lindsey Raines)

Al 97 

b g Albert The Great - Citizen Jaks (Proud Citizen)

4 8-9
Eddie DominguezLindsey Raines
5
272332-
i
5
Black, black cap (Adam Rice)

You Got Jokes 231 

dk g Got the Last Laugh - Blue Flare (Phone Trick)

D
4 8-9
Ronald Allen JrAdam Rice
6
45/8517-
i
6
Grey, blue and red hoop, blue and red hoops on sleeves (Robert Grant)

Confluence 217 

b g Nobiz Like Shobiz - Eiry Song (Dynamite Song)

D
5 8-9
Nathan VickersHenry Miller
7
54-1542
i
7
Brown, white hoop and armlets (William Solomon)

Naut A Giver 33 

b f Any Given Saturday - Nautical But Nice (Helmsman)

D BF
3 7-12 (ow5)
Antonio GallardoTeresa Connelly
Verdict

It is hard to oppose YOU GOT JOKES, who rarely runs a bad race and this is not the strongest of contests. Your Kidden Me and Naut A Giver appear to be the main threats.